Coventry poets to thrive at arts festival - The Coventry Observer

Coventry poets to thrive at arts festival

Coventry Editorial 16th Mar, 2023   0

COVENTRY’S Indian Community Centre will be transformed into a creative hub on Saturday, March 18 at the Thrive festival.

The free festival gets under way at 1pm and aims to bring together poetry, arts and games in an open and accessible way.

Guests of all ages will be able to enjoy free food a range of art activities and workshops and performances from local artists.

Activities will take place at the community centre and in an outdoor marquee in Edgwick park.

Youngsters will be able to participate in outdoor games with the park rangers and mask-making with local radio presenter Kate Hills.

And eight poets and a musician have been commissioned by Coventry Poet Laureate Emilie Lauren Jones and local poet Navkiran Mann to perform.

Emilie said: “We’ve received so many applications and were blown away by the quality of the applicants.

“We aim to support local artists and shine a light on the incredible talent we have in our city and I can’t wait to see them all perform at the event.”

Visit to book tickets and more information.

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